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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
There was definitely some relief in knowing I was not eligible to vote in Nashville’s recent transit election. When I pretended that I could vote, my feelings were conflicted. Yes, something should be...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
What’s in a name? Well, plenty, if you’re into that kind of thing. “Branding” has become big business, so much so that it’s featured in Wikipedia, which defines it as “a set of marketing and communica...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
Today I join countless other writers and pundits expressing thoughts and remembrances of former First Lady Barbara Bush who died last week at the age of 92. She is another national treasure now gone f...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
This year promises to be an exciting one in Tennessee politics as voters will elect a new senator to replace Bob Corker, who is not seeking re-election, and a new governor to replace Bill Haslam, who...
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RAMON PRESSON: Poetry Tax

RAMON PRESSON: Poetry Tax
Poetry Tax I put our tax returns in the mail today, enclosing checks in amounts if paid in cash would have made the envelope nine months pregnant with twins. It got me to thinking, what if other thing...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
In honor of the reprisal of the TV show “Trading Spaces,” which premiered over the weekend, I am rerunning the column I wrote a couple of years ago that made reference to it. Maybe it’s time to rethin...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
I know I said last week that the next several columns might be “greatest hits” reruns, but this week, I just missed oversharing with all of you Internet friends I’ve never met. This could be a long an...
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